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Classical Notes: January 13, 2009 Archive

Mendelssohn Intrigue

Posted at 1:15 PM on January 13, 2009 by Gillian Martin

The story has all the elements of a celebrity gossip tabloid sensation: secret documents, illicit love, suicide.

Read all about the possible extramarital affair of composer Felix Mendelssohn and soprano Jenny Lind, and the intrigue that still surrounds it 160 years later, right here.